Praxis Conference

Monday, 18th June 2012

Selwyn Owen and Steve Fish went to Southampton to attend the Praxis Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Universities.  As a result they were both able to build business links.

Urdd Eisteddfod

Monday, 04th June 2012

Gethin Allen and Selwyn Owen manned the BEACON stand at the Urdd Eisteddfod which was held near Caernarfon.  They demonstrated alternatives to oil based products.


National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Monday, 30th April 2012

In April Steve Fish, Trisha Toop, Adam Charlton and Ray Marriott visited NREL, Golden, and attended the International Biomass Conference and Dinner.

£20m green boost

Friday, 30th March 2012

The BEACON biorefining centre at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), today (Thursday 29 March) unveiled new research facilities as part of a £20m initiative.

The research, officially opened by the Deputy Minister for on

Delivery of some big toys

Wednesday, 28th March 2012

Yesterday we had a big day on site and achieved a major milestone in the BEACON Pilot Facility build and installation programme; we took delivery of all of the pilot-scale equipment from Axium Process Ltd!

This included the two membrane filtration skids, the pasteuriser skid and on

Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development visits BEACON Pilot Facility

Friday, 09th March 2012

John Griffiths AM, Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development, attended Gogerddan on March 8th for a preview of the Pilot Plant Facility.  The visit was hosted by IBERS Director, Professor Wayne Powell, along with Professor Iain Donnison, Dr Steve Fish and representatives on